Tag: Geoengineering

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, May 5

Written by | May 5th, 2010

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! They may not be as tasty as tacos, margaritas and all that good stuff, but why not celebrate with these cinco great green links?

  1. Wait a minute– could the Gulf oil spill make an energy bill less likely to happen? (The Vine)
  2. Since we humans heated up this here planet, can our geoengineering technologies cool it down? (Christian Science Monitor)
  3. A new study says that half of the Amazon could be gone by 2050. (Treehugger)
  4. Learn more about the oil containment strategies– like domes and relief wells– about to be deployed to the Gulf. (Green)
  5. Chocolate, styrofoam and human body fat are three of the weirdest potential alternative energy sources ever…but hey, whatever works. (The Daily Green)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, January 29

Written by | January 29th, 2010

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Get your greens for breakfast — the freshest 5 eco-stories this morning:

  1. What’s the eco-friendliest country in the world? (Hint: Not the United States.) (Yale Environment 360)
  2. Tobacco plants have been hacked to grow synthetic solar-powering cells. (Treehugger)
  3. How do you test geoengineering — projects to cool the planet, such as shooting aerosols into the atmosphere to block sunlight — without screwing up the planet? (Climate Feedback)
  4. Rajendra Pachauri defends the IPCC’s credibility…and his own. (Ecopolitology)
  5. Will the United States finally be getting bullet (as in, “faster than a speeding”) trains? (The Vine)

Cool Green Afternoon: Thursday, Jan. 8

Written by | January 8th, 2009

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Float like a Butterfly: Scientists are hopeful that sightings of a large orange-and-black butterfly in England might be the large tortoiseshell, once thought to be extinct. No Malarkey Ed: News from Washington today — Massachusetts Dem Ed Markey will chair the U.S. Senate’s new Energy and Environment Subcommittee. “It’s time to create the clean-energy age,” […]

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